TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Just days after after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis won a court victory to keep felons from voting until they've paid off fines, restitution and court fees, Democratic billionaire and former presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has stepped in to help them pay off the debts.
STORY CITY, Iowa, Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Located in the heart of the Midwest, Midland Co. (formerly known as Kimle Aquaculture) announced the launch of an innovative land-based shrimp production facility in Story City, Iowa. Midland Co.’s mission is to raise sustainable, ethi…
LOS ANGELES — Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit are seeking a temporary restraining order and injunction to limit the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's use of nonlethal force at protests, claiming it has employed rubber bullets, tear gas and other chemical agents indiscriminately …
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RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina will be included in the 10-year moratorium on offshore drilling that President Donald Trump originally extended only from Florida to South Carolina, U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis said in a news release and video announcement Monday.
Trump flips, now encourages Michigan residents to vote absentee
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A British man who was part of a hacking collective called The Dark Overlord was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for helping the group steal information from several companies in the U.S., including Missouri, Illinois and Georgia.
MINNEAPOLIS — Corwin "Corky" Peterson, a Minneapolis man who skied to the North Pole at age 69 to fulfill a childhood dream of Arctic adventure, died Aug. 25 at his home. He was 90.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Rev. Robert Graetz, the only white minister to support the Montgomery bus boycott, died Sunday. He was 92.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's attorney general planned to provide an update Monday on the investigation into the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer last month, sparking days of protests.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — A member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation convicted of murder in state court and another convicted of sexually assaulting a child in cases at the center of a major U.S. Supreme Court ruling on tribal sovereignty are now facing felony charges in federal court, U.S. Attorn…
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A woman in Mississippi received a slithering surprise when she got home from work last week: a snake that had been lodged on top of her front door landed on her head.
NEW YORK — An ethnically Tibetan New York City police officer was arrested for spying on local Tibetan communities for the Chinese government, federal prosecutors announced Monday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For decades, women have dealt cards or served drinks in casinos, but they rarely got the chance to run the joint.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department has used facial-recognition software nearly 30,000 times since 2009, with hundreds of officers running images of suspects from surveillance cameras and other sources against a massive database of mugshots taken by law enforcement.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville, Kentucky, police canceling vacations in preparation for announcement in Breonna Taylor case.
A California businessman said to have steered “Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, to the ringleader of the college admissions bribery scheme admitted Monday to paying $40,000 to rig his daughter's ACT score.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed listing two kinds of Missouri crayfish as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, as well as identifying "critical habitat" for their survival and recovery in the state's southeast watersheds.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida leaders plan to crack down on people involved in what Gov. Ron DeSantis called "disorderly assemblies," including making it a felony to block a road or topple monuments.
She survived one of the worst public shamings of all time — now she's more scared than ever.
MIAMI (AP) — A daughter of Cuban exiles who has had a swift rise as a lawyer and judge is on President Donald Trump's short list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer was charged Monday with spying on Tibetan immigrants in the United States as an “intelligence asset” for the Chinese government.
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr says the federal government is awarding more than $100 million in grants to target human trafficking.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A tugboat captain who helped push the ill-fated cargo ship Golden Ray from the docks as it left a Georgia seaport said Monday he observed only “smooth travel” before the giant vessel overturned.
JUNIPER HILLS, Calif. (AP) — An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes on Monday, but officials said calmer winds could help crews corral the flames.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A $20,000 acrylic case now protects Thomas Jefferson's original headstone on the University of Missouri campus, a response to vandalism concerns amid an ongoing dispute about whether the university should honor the third president who also was a slave owner.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A top advisory committee to the U.S. Census Bureau is urging the statistical agency to allow the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident to continue through October instead of finishing at the end of September, warning a shortened timeline could cause accuracy pr…
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kennedy Intelligence Data (KID), a subsidiary of Kennedy Marketing Group (KMG) has formed an alliance with SQREEM Technologies Pte. Ltd., a leading artificial intelligence firm to provide superior real-time and behavioral driven di…
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh’s 2020 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the second year in a row.
HILLTOP LAKES, Texas (AP) — Four people from Louisiana were killed when their single-engine airplane crashed in a Texas pasture while attempting an emergency landing, authorities said.
Donkey sculpture on front lawn burned in Maine town
Archaeologists unearth 27 coffins at Egypt's Saqqara pyramid
NEW YORK — A wave of hefty fines against major banks in the past decade spurred an explosion in the number of transactions that lenders flag as suspect to the U.S. government. It's not clear all the scrutiny is making a difference.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A high-profile Indiana activist known for racial and social justice advocacy has apologized for lying about being Black, according to a published report.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Members of Jacob Blake’s family attended a rally in Charlotte on Sunday, calling for an end to a “vicious cycle of hate” nearly a month after Blake, a Black man, was shot seven times by a white police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
BOWDOINHAM, Maine (AP) — A donkey sculpture on a front lawn in a Maine town was set on fire in what one lawmaker called an act of "political terrorism.”
The majority of Americans, including many Republicans, said the appointment of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor to the U.S. Supreme Court should be left to the winner of the November presidential election, Reuters reported, citing the Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday.
A second Republican senator said she won't support taking up a Supreme Court vacancy so close to the election, leaving Democrats to find two more to potentially put the brakes on President Donald Trump's effort to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat.
The Trump administration's effort to ban the Chinese messaging app WeChat is on hold after a U.S. District Court judge granted a preliminary injunction Saturday.
LOS ANGELES — The Bobcat fire is approaching 100,000 acres, making it one of the largest wildfires in Los Angeles County history, and continued to threaten some desert communities as well as the Mt. Wilson Observatory in the San Gabriel Mountains on Sunday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — With the nation racing to come to grips with centuries of racial sins, officials plan to remove the Capitol lawn statue of Stephen A. Douglas, whose forceful 19th century politics helped forge modern-day Illinois but who also profited from slavery.
JUNIPER HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Strong winds stoked a wildfire burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles, prompting authorities to issue new evacuation orders for desert communities that lost some homes a day earlier.
Virus measures targeted by protesters despite case spikes
Donkey sculpture on front lawn burned in Maine town
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — A fire that killed eight people and did more than $500,000 damage at an Alabama marina started accidentally but was worsened by the marina’s “limited fire safety practices,” according to a federal report.
NEW YORK (AP) — A statue of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be built in her native Brooklyn, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday.
PHOENIX (AP) — The national Mi Familia Vota organization has long been involved in voting rights issues and other matters of civic engagement, but this year it's added a new initiative: Recruiting bilingual poll workers.
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